How to use RsyncOSX
June 2020, the Jekyll Based docs are archived and not updated, please see the Hugo based docs.
RsyncOSX is a GUI ontop of the command line utility rsync, no more no less. Rsync is a file-based synchronization and backup tool. RsyncOSX supports both synchronize and snapshot tasks. There is no custom solution for the synchronized archive. And you can quit utilizing RsyncOSX (and rsync) at any time and still have access to all synchronized files.
- a short intro to RsyncOSX
Using RsyncOSX for synchronize files to remote servers require some setup.
- there are two options to setup passwordless logins
- the preferred setup by ssh keys
- and a rsync daemon setup
Add and execute single tasks
Parameters to rsync
Snapshots, quick backup and scheduling
- utilizing the snapshot feature
- utilizing the quick backup feature
- automatic backups
- scheduling of tasks
Logging, configuration, config files, verify
- some info about logging execution of tasks
- some info about user configuration
- where does RsyncOSX stores the config files
- the verify function